It’s like a compilation album with hits from all your favourite artists. They just take a bit of finding. And whilst you’re looking you might discover something new, something previously overlooked. You might even need to come inside and look around. But quick, it’s getting late. Continue reading “A Winter Windowland”
This year I had the honour to design the Christmas Card for Rowley Gallery. I chose to use some of the characters of a traditional Mexican pastorela, a play that recreates the biblical passage in which the shepherds are guided to Bethlehem and there are always angels, devils, sheep and funny situations. If you are in west London go and visit Rowley Gallery, it’s full of choices for your Christmas presents. The clock is ticking! Continue reading “Feliz Navidad”
A seasonal selection of festive favourites, all of which have appeared on our Twitter feed in recent weeks. Please be sure to retweet your favourites by following the links. Continue reading “A Christmas Album”
What A Wonderful World: Robert Wyatt, Gilad Atzmon, Ros Stephen & The Sigamos String Quartet
I’m not going to pretend a partridge in a pear tree is the most original of Christmas card ideas but I had been drawing a lot of birds and a lot of fruit and it did fit the brief rather nicely so I didn’t drift too far for inspiration. Continue reading “A Partridge In A Pear Tree”
The King’s Cross Laser Christmas Tree is the first of its kind, designed to bring two joyous celebrations together – Rave and Christmas. The tree itself is created by high powered lasers shooting across Regent’s Canal from the King’s Cross Filling Station onto the Midlands Good Shed opposite, drawing a simple Christmas tree. On the hour the tree goes into Rave Mode, best viewed from KXFS where it is accompanied by a random rave track, in this instance Anthem by N-Joi. Read more here.
A tree is for life not just for Christmas.
Our Christmas card this year at The Rowley Gallery is from a wood engraving by Howard Phipps.
I can see holly in there and ivy too so here are a couple of complementary musical offerings as well…
The first is Anonymous 4, the second is Bruce Kernow, and below are a few of the Christmas cards that were sent to us…